The Book in the Renaissance

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 11/22/2011
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Author Biography

Andrew Pettegree is Head of the School of History at the University of St. Andrews and founding director of the St. Andrews Reformation Studies Institute.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Preludep. xii
The Book Before Printp. 3
The Invention of Printingp. 21
Renaissance Encounters: The Crisis of Printp. 43
The Creation of a European Book Marketp. 65
Book Town Wittenbergp. 91
Luther's Legacyp. 107
First with the Newsp. 130
Polite Recreationsp. 151
At Schoolp. 177
The Literature of Conflictp. 203
The Search for Orderp. 226
Market Forcesp. 249
New Worlds
Science and Explorationp. 273
Healingp. 297
Building a Libraryp. 319
Word and the Streetp. 333
A Note on Sources: Mapping the Geography of Printp. 353
Appendix: A Summary of printed outputs throughout Europe, 1450-1600p. 357
Acknowledgementsp. 358
Abbreviationsp. 360
Notesp. 362
Bibliographyp. 391
Indexp. 408
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